Topic: Infrastructure

Invest in your org’s tech: Tech Accelerate Community Call and grants available this spring

April 16, 2019
NTEN and The Forbes Funds announce additional support for you to evaluate your technology, get direct, expert advice from community members, and apply for a small grant to begin your improvements.

Choosing a nonprofit accounting tool: top six questions to ask

April 10, 2019
Selecting the best accounting tool to meet your nonprofit’s needs can help you get organized and run your operations more smoothly.

In the news: the ethics of tech in 2018

December 17, 2018
Privacy issues, transparency questions and data breaches from major tech companies made big headlines in 2018. Here are a few articles to help consider your own workplace technology’s power, capabilities, and consequences.

State of Nonprofit Cybersecurity report 2018

November 28, 2018
Nonprofits recognize the need for good cybersecurity, and there is some progress being made towards greater safety for nonprofits and their clients. However, some training and policy deficits remain.

Restoring trust with blockchain

February 20, 2018
Donors—both individuals and institutions like foundations—are increasingly calling for greater accountability and are exploring both existing and new methods to improve transparency. Nonprofits would be well served by getting ahead of the curve and exploring how blockchain can be used to improve accountability, decrease corruption, and facilitate efficiencies in mission pursuits.

Tech Accelerate

October 26, 2017
Created by NTEN in partnership with The Forbes Funds, Tech Accelerate puts a decade of data and evaluation into a simple-to-use assessment, report, and benchmarking tool for the nonprofit sector.

To the cloud: One agency’s IT transformation

October 26, 2017
In 2013, several elements of our IT infrastructure were beginning to crumble and needed some major attention in order to make them more efficient. We needed our technology to be a useful tool instead of a hindrance to our staff. We decided to take a leap into the cloud—read our case study.

Rethinking the technology lifecycle replacement process

October 20, 2017
By making better technology decisions at the time of purchase, you can significantly increase the longevity, usefulness, and overall value of your technology investments.

4 questions to ask when creating your technology plan

September 26, 2017
Does your nonprofit have a technology plan? With a little forethought and strategic thinking, you can create a technology plan for your nonprofit that is effective and sustainable.

2017 Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report

May 24, 2017
Find out how other nonprofits are investing in technology staff, hardware and services and see how they compare to yours.